Mobile County Health Department reports largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases

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MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile County Health Department has reported 390 new coronavirus cases from Thursday. Dr. Rendi Murphree with MCHD says that number was an error and the actually number is in the 260s. Dr. Murphree saying it was “due to a processing error of lab results.”

It’s still the largest single-day increase since the pandemic began. 1,135 cases were reported within the last week.

She also noted 190 hospitalizations today, but they are expecting that number to more than double by September.


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